noun Date: 1941 a branch of geology concerned with the identification and study of geological features through the study of aerial or orbital photographs • photogeologic also photogeological adjectivephotogeologist noun

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  • photogeology — [fōt΄ō jē äl′ə jē] n. the branch of geology that studies geologic features by using photography, esp. photographs taken from an airplane or satellite photogeologic [fōt΄ōjē΄ə läj′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • photogeology — photogeologic /foh toh jee euh loj ik/, photogeological, adj. photogeologically, adv. /foh toh jee ol euh jee/, n. the technique of interpreting geology from aerial photographs or compiling geologic maps therefrom. [1940 45; PHOTO + GEOLOGY] * *… …   Universalium

  • photogeology — noun The use of aerial photography to interpret geologic features Syn: photogeomorphology See Also: photogeologic …   Wiktionary

  • photogeology —    The interpretation of aerial photographs for geological purposes [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • photogeology — pho·to·geology …   English syllables

  • photogeology — /ˌfoʊtoʊdʒiˈɒlədʒi/ (say .fohtohjee oluhjee) noun interpretation of the geology of an area by study of aerial photographs, usually with the aid of a stereoscope …   Australian English dictionary

  • photogeology — “+ noun Etymology: phot + geology : the geologic interpretation of aerial photographs; especially : the identification of geologic structures by studying such photographs …   Useful english dictionary

  • photogeologic — adjective see photogeology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photogeological — adjective see photogeology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photogeologist — noun see photogeology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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